Short Stories

Recent Reads & Reviews

I thought it might be fun to share some of recent books I’ve read. So I wandered over to my goodreads account and grabbed some […]

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Wilson’s Follies

The imagination of Kevin Wilson is a weird and wonderful place. In his latest collection of short stories, Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine, vividly drawn characters and […]

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Just another Day in LA

Nina is a real estate agent who mostly shows upscale properties in the hills around LA. The opening story in Lydia Millet’s newest book of […]

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Short Stories: Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively’s delightful new collection of short stories, published earlier this year, is called The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories. This prompted me to look […]

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The Talented Ms. Groff

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff is the story of a marriage. Groff is admittedly ambivalent about the institution*, yet she renders both her husband […]

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On Memorial Day

I wasn’t prepared to like Redeployment by Phil Klay as much as I did. The first story, from which the collection title is taken, is about […]

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